Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in Breast Milk: Findings of a New Study and Policies Needed to Protect Future Generations

CHE-Alaska Webinar: June 30, 2021 You can register for the webinar here.  - https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1e7wA681Rxq8BEb3ym0AsA Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been used in textiles, cookware, and food packaging for stain and stick resistance for more than eighty years. The dispersive use of PFAS in firefighting foams used on airports and military bases has contaminated the

Mercury, Fish, and Public Health Concerns: The Proposed Donlin Gold Mine

CHE-Alaska Webinar: May 26, 2021 You can listen to the recording here (note, due to technical difficulties, this recording has gaps) Mercury is considered one of the top ten chemicals of major public health concern by the World Health Organization. Exposure to mercury, particularly methyl mercury, even at low levels, can cause irreparable harm to

Protecting Your Child’s Health with Dr. Ruth Etzel

CHE-Alaska Webinar: Recorded on April 28, 2021 You can watch the recording here.  Children's behavior and biology leave them uniquely susceptible to harm from toxic chemicals commonly found in our natural and built environment. This results in childhood illness and death as well as adverse health effects later in life. For this webinar, Dr. Ruth Etzel